Mushrooms al Ajillo
Mushrooms al Ajillo, or garlic fried mushrooms, are found all over the country, but their specific spices and ingredients vary from place to place. This style is a little more southern, and have a bit of a zing! They are a great starter.
This recipe serves 4 and the cook time is about 10 minutes. Just be careful not to burn the mushrooms or the garlic!
You will need:
• ¼ cup of olive oil
• 4-5 cups of mushrooms, your choice of what kind, cleaned.
• 6 cloves garlic, minced
• 3 tbsp dry sherry, your choice of which kind
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• ¼ tsp hot paprika (if you care for it)
• 2 tbsps chopped parsley
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the mushrooms, stirring continuously.
Set heat to medium, then add the garlic, sherry, lemon juice, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.
Cook for about 5 minutes or until the garlic and mushrooms have softened.
Remove from the heat, sprinkle with chopped parsley, and serve immediately!